heliodon

noun

he·​li·​o·​don
ˈhēlēəˌdän
plural -s
: a device consisting of a pivoted platform and a spotlight on a vertical track used to simulate sun and shadow orientation for any latitude and day of year for a proposed building

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from heli- entry 1 + -odon (from Greek hodos way, path)

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“Heliodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heliodon. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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